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[movies]Campfire Eviction Stories Series: Benito Santiago - Adriana Camarena
Benito Santiago is a disabled elder, musician, and public school teacher currently being Ellis Act evicted from his lifelong San Francisco home on Duboce Street. The original footage was captured on January 17, 2014 as part of a storytelling circle called "Campfire: Eviction Ghost Stories and Other Housing Horrors." This mini-clip is part of a series of mini-clips honoring fourteen City storytellers who shared their eviction horror stories that evening around the fire...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Benito Santiago; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Downloads: 45
[movies]Campfire: Donna Johnson - Adriana Camarena
Donna, her husband Robert “Jawara” Johnson, and the family dogs Xochitl (age 4) and DJ (age 2 and ½) were served with Ellis Act eviction papers in 2012, and forced out of their 73-B Pearl Street in San Francisco by serial evictors Kwok Chung Wong and Har Kwan Luk. Since 2003, this company has Ellis Acted 30 units in San Francisco, including the 6 units at Donna’s former home building on Pearl Street.
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Donna Johnson; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation; Unsettlers
Downloads: 26
[movies]Campfire: Eviction Stories from the Mission District - Adriana Camarena
Three residents of the Mission District of San Francisco: Polo Gonzalez, Sarah Brendt, and Rio Yañez share their stories of eviction. They are lifelong San Franciscans, respectively, a cafe manager, a public school teacher, and an artist. In their narratives they also represent their elders: Ana Gutierrez (Polo’s senior mom), Mary Phillips (Sarah’s 98 year old neighbor), and Rene Yañez and Yolanda Lopez (Rio’s parents and legendary Mission artists)...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Rio Yanez; Sarah Brendt; Yolanda Lopez; Rene Yanez; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation; Unsettlers
Downloads: 108
[movies]Campfire: Lauren Swiger - Adriana Camarena
Lauren Montana Swiger is an activist, musician, and community member who was evicted from the Mission, along with her teenage daughter. It was an Owner-Move-In eviction, one of three kinds of no-fault evictions displacing San Franciscan families and communities. Montana and her daughter were forced to relocate to Berkeley. It’s pretty there, but they mourn the loss of daily living in a community that they toiled to create with other parents and kids to challenge the stereotypes of oppression r...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Lauren Swiger; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Downloads: 51
[movies]Campfire: LisaRuth Elliott - Adriana Camarena
Michael "Med-O" Whitson and LisaRuth Elliot were flatmates at 1668 Page St. in the Haight. After their building was sold and they initially refused to accept a buy-out settlement, the new owners hired the leading landlord law firm of Fried & Williams to pursue an Ellis Act Eviction in 2013.LisaRuth lived on Page Street for 3 and 1/2 years. LisaRuth is a community historian, artist, bread baker, urban farmer, writer, editor, everyday bicyclist, activist, and San Francisco resident of 18 years...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; LisaRuth Elliott; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Downloads: 21
[movies]Campfire: Michael Whitson - Adriana Camarena
Michael "Med-O" Whitson and LisaRuth Elliot were flatmates at 1668 Page St. in the Haight. After their building was sold and they initially refused to accept a buy-out settlement, the new owners hired the leading landlord law firm of Fried & Williams to pursue an Ellis Act Eviction in 2013.Michael has lived 32 years in the Bay Area and 30 of those years in his apartment on Page St. He is a community builder, musician, poet, writer, and activist, which is why he moved to San Francisco in 1982...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Michael Med-o Whitson; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Downloads: 25
[movies]Campfire: Polo Gonzalez - Adriana Camarena
Polo Gonzalez is a Mission District local. He has been involved in community services since his youth, including graffiti abatement programs, volunteering at event security for Carnival, and most recently, collaborating with the DJ Project at Horizons Unlimited, which teaches youth creative and business management skills. Today, he is a manager at a Philz Coffeehouse, where he politely admonishes clients who call The Mission, “The Mish”, to please call it by its proper name...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Polo Gonzalez; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Downloads: 18
[movies]Campfire: Rio Yanez - Adriana Camarena
Río Yañez, alongside his mother and father – Yolanda Lopez and Rene Yañez – are being evicted from their family home at San Jose Ave, near 26th Street in the Mission by Realty West. His family has lived in the same apartment on San Jose Ave. since 1978. The original footage was captured on January 17, 2014 as part of a storytelling circle called "Campfire: Eviction Ghost Stories and Other Housing Horrors." This mini-clip is part of a series of mini-clips honoring fourteen City storytelle...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Rio Yañez; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Downloads: 26
[movies]Campfire: Sandy Juarez and Jason Wallach - Adriana Camarena
Jason and Sandy were evicted from 6511 Raymond St. Oakland by Dan Daigle. They had been living there 3 years and 5 months, since they arrived to the Bay Area. An Oakland story was included because few people understand that the epidemic of evictions is wrecking havoc in Bay Area wide communities. Residents of San Francisco have approved regulations to protect tenants, and despite this democratic exercise, real estate speculators find loopholes to damage communities...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Sandy Juarez; Jason Wallach; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Downloads: 39
[movies]Campfire: Sarah Brandt - Adriana Camarena
Sarah Brandt is a San Francisco public school teacher and lifelong City dweller, who is currently being Ellis Act evicted from her Mission District apartment, alongside her 98 year old neighbor, Mary Elizabeth (M.E. or Emmy) Phillips. Emmy has lived in her home for over 40 years.  The original footage was captured on January 17, 2014 as part of a storytelling circle called "Campfire: Eviction Ghost Stories and Other Housing Horrors." This mini-clip is part of a series of mini-clips honoring fou...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Sarah Brandt; Mary Phillips; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Downloads: 75
[movies]Campfire: Steven Black - Adriana Camarena
Steven has lived in San Francisco for 30 years. He was evicted from his apartment at 940 Capp Street after 26 years of living there by the resident owners of the house via family members move-in. He feels this move-in eviction was retaliation for, among other justifiable actions, his declining to sign a new and illegal rental agreement that would have doubled his rent. Karen Uchiyama, Esq. was their counsel...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Steven Black; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Downloads: 24
[movies]Campfire: Tom Rapp & Patricia Kerman - Adriana Camarena
Patricia Kerman, now a disabled senior citizen, has lived in her current flat for the past 27 years and Tom Rapp has lived there as her roommate for the last 15 of them. They are being Ellis Acted from their home by their landlord Kaushik Dattani.The original footage was captured on January 17, 2014 as part of a storytelling circle called "Campfire: Eviction Ghost Stories and Other Housing Horrors." This mini-clip is part of a series of mini-clips honoring fourteen City storytellers who shared t...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Tom Rapp; Patricia Kerman; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation; Kaushik Dattani
Downloads: 37
[movies]Campfire: Zeph Fishlyn - Adriana Camarena
Zeph works as a cultural activist at the intersections of art, social justice, and the transgressive body. Since 2011, Zeph has helped move 35 friends due to eviction and has focused on creative direct action responding to the economic crisis and displacement. Zeph was evicted in 2012 along with 16 artists from the Million Fishes Collective, which used to stand at Bryant and 23rd. The spiritless office space that now inhabits the former collective space sits directly across from the infamous Loc...
Keywords: Campfire; Eviction; Ellis Act; Mission District; Adriana Camarena; Zeph Fishlyn; CalHumanities; Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Downloads: 29
[movies]Carnival in San Francisco - Chris Carlsson
footage of 1994 Carnival in SF proceeding on 24th Street.
Keywords: Carnival; Mission; Music
Downloads: 2,461
[movies]Chinatown Alley
Health inspectors walk up Chinatown alley
Keywords: Chinatown; plague; alleys
Downloads: 5,629
[movies]Chinatown Telephone Operators and other scenes c 1920s - Shaping San Francisco
Silent footage from the Prelinger Archive, edited to focus on Chinatown, with a few seconds of Chinatown Telephone operators working their switchboards.
Keywords: Chinatown; Telephone operators; switchboards; San Francisco; 1920s
Downloads: 804
[movies]Cliff House from Ocean Beach
3 seconds of the Cliff House from Ocean Beach, people milling about on the beach in the foreground.
Keywords: Cliff House; Ocean Beach; 1900
Downloads: 2,734 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Copra Dock Dances - Flyaway Productions
Modern dancers "re-purpose" the Copra Crane on Islais Creek for a stunning dance performance. The Copra Crane has been the subject of a campaign to save it as a monument to the old days of longshoring at the creek.
Keywords: dance; Copra Crane; Islais Creek
Downloads: 2,676
[movies]Corruption in Local 2 - Mary Ellen Churchill
A rank and file member of Local 2 denounces the rampant corruption and anti-democratic practices of the union leadership under Joe Belardi.
Keywords: Union democracy; rank and file; corruption
Downloads: 1,684 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Critical Mass 3rd birthday - Chris Carlsson
Scenes from the chaotic 3rd birthday Critical Mass bike ride in San Francisco
Keywords: Critical Mass; bicycles; San Francisco
Downloads: 2,681 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Critical Mass on Lombard St - Jim Swanson
clip of cyclists rolling down Lombard Street during San Francisco's Critical Mass in 1995.
Keywords: Critical Mass; Lombard Street; bicycles
Downloads: 1,291
[movies]Critical Mass police attack - Biker-X
footage of the chaotic July 1997 ride in which Mayor Brown unleashed the police to attack bicyclists.
Keywords: bicycles; Critical Mass; police riot
Downloads: 6,328 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Crowds at Ocean Beach
Turn of the 19th century crowds at Ocean Beach
Keywords: Ocean Beach; Cliff House; 1900
Downloads: 7,960 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Curbside Recycling and the Incinerator that Wasn't - Shaping San Francisco
Ruth Gravanis, longtime board member of San Francisco Tomorrow, describes how the NIMBY's of Brisbane turned back a plan to burn San Francisco's garbage in a new incinerator in their town, leading to the now much-vaunted curbside recycling program in San Francisco.
Keywords: Recycling; garbage; solid waste; incinerators; NIMBY; San Francisco Tomorrow; Ruth Gravanis
Downloads: 240
[movies]Cycling to the Fair
silent footage of a mass bike ride in Golden Gate Park in 1915 which was headed to the Panama-Pacific Int'l. Exposition.
Keywords: bicycles; mass rides; 1915
Downloads: 7,658
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